The Apple and Its Leaf Quotes in Arcadia
The Arcadia quotes below all refer to the symbol of The Apple and Its Leaf. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Farrar, Strauss and Giroux edition of Arcadia published in 1994.).
Act 1, Scene 3 Quotes
God’s truth, Septimus, if there is an equation for a curve like a bell, there must be an equation for one like a bluebell, and if a bluebell, why not a rose? Do we believe nature is written in numbers?
The Apple and Its Leaf Symbol Timeline in Arcadia
The timeline below shows where the symbol The Apple and Its Leaf appears in Arcadia. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act 1, Scene 2
Act 1, Scene 3
Act 1, Scene 4